Uses both serious and humorous character studies to show what it is like to grow old in the United States in the 1970s. Dramatizes the lives of a number of resourcefully independent senior citizens who are struggling to survive in a youth - oriented society. Demonstrates through extensive use of X-ray motion pictures some of the characteristics of speech sound articulation in normal speakers. Topics: Nobody Ever Died of Old Age, Geriatrics (Medicine), Biology, Human biology, Medical specialty...
"...biologists and forestry experts present a fascinating look at the ecology of Pacific Northwest old-growth forests, the human impact on the forests, and promising methods for sustaining ancient forests and local economies..." Topics: vhs, ecology, mycology, pacific northwest, natural medicine, ancient forests, forest economy Source: VHS Panasonic AG-1980>Panasonic DMR-E30>CDR via OSX
Created by The Christophers, a Christian inspirational group that was founded in 1945 by Father James Keller, "Atomic Energy Can Be a Blessing" dates to 1952. The film stars Father Keller and actor Fred MacMurray (most famous for his role as Dad on "Leave it to Beaver"), and features footage of atomic experiments including medical uses that Keller describes as "gifts from God". The point of the film is that the energy of the atom can be used for good, and in... Topics: Nuclear Power, Thyroid Cancer, Nuclear Medicine, The Christophers, Cold War, Fred Mac Murray,...
Uses X-ray photography to show the physiological characteristics of the speech of those with cleft palates. Depicts the effect on speech of deviations in the functioning of the velopharyngeal mechanism. Depicts events in the life of Stalin, describing conditions in Russia following the seizure by the Marxists, and showing how Stalin used cruelty, ruthlessness, and iron discipline to become the dictator of the USSR. Discusses the purge trials of the 1930's, the role of Russia in World War II,... Topics: Speakers with Cleft Palates, Speech, Biology, Human biology, Language arts, Medical specialty...
byNational Educational Television and Radio Center; Indiana University, Bloomington
Produced by NET Looks at the rehabilitation of persons afflicted with total or partial loss of speech under a new program at the University of Chicago. Explains the language modalities test, and instrument designed to diagnose the level of speech loss in aphasics, developed by Dr. Wepman, professor of psychology and surgery at the University of Chicago. From the Spectrum series Summary Pictures stroke victims and others afflicted with aphasia, the total or partial loss of speech. Explains the... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Aphasia, Speech therapy, Neurological disorders, Physical... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Establishes standards in neonatal examination. Shows normal and abnormal responses to a series of tests. For professional use only. Describes postdelivery care of the newborn, including procedure in the nursery, examination by a pediatrician, feeding and bathing, and child development. From the Nine to Get Ready series. Topics: Neurological Examination of the Newborn, Neurophysiology, Tests and measurements (Education),...
Apparently dating to the Korean War era, this fascinating film describes how aircraft were used to rapidly evacuate wounded soldiers from remote bases to stateside facilities so that they can receive hospital care quickly. The setting of the film is the St. Alban's Naval Hospital, aka Naval Hospital Brooklyn, in Long Island, New York. The film features General Wilfred Hall, responsible for Air Evacauation as part of the Military Air Transportation Service (MATS), speaking about how the... Topics: Periscope Film, Stock Film, World War II, Wounded, Evacuation Of Wounded, St. Alban's Hospital,...
Produced by the U.S. Army this instructional training film from 1949 shows (and this description comes from the official film catalog) "the role of medical professionals in organizing the entire community to provide effective medical services in an atomic disaster, and suggests some measures which should be undertaken to prepare for such a disaster. At a medical society meeting the speaker reviews some of the problems, stressing the importance of public education. A 'film within a... Topics: Cold War, Civil Defense, Atomic Bomb, fallout Shelter, Flying wing, YB-49, Casualties, Medical...
Madness and Medicine Reel 1 Reel 2 available here A critical look at mental institutions and their diverse treatment programs which help some patients but prove damaging to others. Examines what happens to patients after they are discharged from an institution, showing how oftentimes their followup care is inadequate. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Topics: Educational Film, Series: Madness and Medicine
Madness and Medicine Reel 2 Reel 1 available here A critical look at mental institutions and their diverse treatment programs which help some patients but prove damaging to others. Examines what happens to patients after they are discharged from an institution, showing how oftentimes their followup care is inadequate. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film Summary Takes a critical look at mental institutions and their diverse treatment programs,... Topics: Educational Film, Series: Madness and Medicine, Mental rehabilitation, Mental rehabilitation
byNational Educational Television and Radio Center
Demonstrates and explains experiments performed by the California Institute of Technology utilizing animals and humans in which the two cerebral hemispheres have been separated surgically. Evaluates results in terms of their contribution to our knowledge of how the brain works Summary Explains the revolutionary split - brain operation, performed at the California Institute of Technology, in which the two hemispheres of the brain are separated surgically along the corpus callosum. Demonstrates... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Cerebral hemispheres, Brain, Human anatomy, Medicine Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
byUniversity of Missouri--Columbia. School of Nursing. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology; J.B. Lippincott Company
Also issued as loop films in super 8 mm. on reel; in super 8 mm. in cartridge; in super 8 mm. on reel with magnetic sound; in super 8 mm. in cartridge with magnetic sound. Silent versions of loop films also issued in super 8 mm. on reel and in cartridge With instructor's guide Summary Shows birth complications which students rarely experience in the delivery room. Includes instructions on vertex delivery, spontaneous breech delivery, assisted breech delivery, extraction cesarean delivery and... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Labor (Obstetrics), Delivery (Obstetrics), Maternity nursing, Human... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Photography and narration, John K. Marshall; filmed on a 1957 expedition sponsored by Peabody Museum, Harvard University and the Smithsonian Institution With study guide Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dance, Rites and ceremonies, San (African people), Anthropology,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation